Mr Charles Allen

Society Awards

2004 - The Sir Percy Sykes Memorial Medal

Lectures to The Society

Title Type Date
Ashoka: India's Lost Emperor Lecture Feb 2012
India/Pakistan: Wahhabism and the British Response 1850 -1900 Lecture Feb 2005
India/Tibet: The Year of the Wood-Dragon: Lecture Feb 2004
The call of the East Lecture Jan 1984
The search for Mount Kailas and the sources of the great rivers of Asia Lecture Oct 1982


Title Type Date
Ashoka: India's Lost Emperor Video Feb 2012

Articles in the Journal

A Forgotten Pioneer of Himalayan Exploration
  Mr Charles Allen
  Asian Affairs, Volume 11 Number 2 July 1980

Images of Asia

Forthcoming Events

Wed 30 Apr The Last British Evacuation of Kabul (Winter 1928-1929) at The Royal Astronomical Society
Wed 14 May Japan's Opportunities and Challenges in N E Asia at The Royal Astronomical Society
Wed 21 May The RSAA's India Collection at The RSAA Library


Welcome to Iraq Exhibition at South London Gallery, Peckham. Ends 1 June 2014 more…

Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Castle A rich collection of items from across Asia, the Middle East and other areas more…

Contemporary South Asian Youth Cultures and Fashion Symposium 25 and 26 September 2014 more…

The Art and Archaeology of the Indian Sub-Continent A series of 27 lectures over three terms at the Bhavan Centre more…

Anglo Sikh Heritage Trail Preserving the Past, Inspiring the Future more…

Recent Recordings

Soqotra: Life in the Arabian Periphery Thanos has an excellent collection of photographs of Socotra having participated in two expeditions there

Churchill's First War: Young Winston & the Taliban A riveting and revelatory account of Winston Churchill's first campaign, in Afghanistan in the 1890's, offering shocking parallels into today's Afghan war

A Journey to the Source of the Oxus


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